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Free Concerts planned for Central Square and Rochester Common

The Rochester Recreation Department and Rochester Main Street are partnering to present a Free Summer Music Series on the Rochester Common and in Central Square, starting July 6th. 

The downtown concerts at Central Square (Parson Main) will take place Tuesdays, 6:30pm to 8pm and the concerts on the Common will be held Thursdays, 6:30pm to 8pm.

Rochester Main Street board member, Jeff Bisson, encourages the public to take advantage of free entertainment and support local establishments before or after the shows. 

“We’re excited to partner with the Recreation Department to present a full summer music series,” said Jeff Bisson, Rochester Main Street. “We encourage everyone to stop by, support local music, and enjoy a great lineup of regional musicians. The concerts are held in the downtown area so it’s a great opportunity to see all we have to offer.” 

Rochester Common:

    • Knock on Wood 7/8
    • Bryan Conway, One Man Band 7/15
    • Truffle 7/22
    • North River Music 7/29
    • TBA 8/5
    • Kid Pinky Steve Prisby 8/12 

Parson Main / Central Square:

    • Devin Berry 7/6
    • WEATHER CANCELLATION 7/13
    • Chris Bonoli and the Blues Monsters 7/20
    • Quint-Essential Winds​ 7/27
    • Patti and the Pop Tarts 8/3
    • Mistaken For Strangers 8/10
    • Cameron Drive Acoustic Trio 8/31

The public is encouraged to bring their own chairs or blankets. Visit www.rochestermainstreet.org for more information. These events are sponsored by the Rochester Recreation Department and Rochester Main Street, a 501c3 nonprofit organization. 

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